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Assume that a police officer uses a p.b.t., screening device, or physical tests at roadside for the purpose of determining whether or not he or she has reasonable grounds to arrest a person for drunk driving. If the tests are compelled or if the driver willingly complies without first being warned that these tests will be used against his or her interests or without first being given an opportunity to consult with legal counsel, is it fair that these tests be used against the driver when it comes time for Court. The officer must make quick and important decisions at roadside as to whether or not to arrest. Those decisions need to be based on quickly obtained information. But should this urgent information ultimately be used against the driver at the criminal trial. Does compelling an individual to help the police violate basic rights?
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